Wow. Our experiment is off to a great start—let's see if we can finish it off sooner than expected.
Illumination rounds light the way for forward observers to adjust artillery and mortar fire during a night portion of a four-day, live-fire exercise following the conclusion of Talisman Saber 13 in Townshend Island, Queensland, Australia, Aug 2. The live-fire exercise included the coordination of fire-support assets from the 31st MEU; the USS Chung-Hoon, the HMAS Perth III, and the Australian Army. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Michael Oxton/Released)